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I'm a mom of four who has a passion for making things in my spare time. Call me crazy, but if I didn't have this creative outlet I probably would be! I love collecting beautiful fabrics and using ...

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Pretty in Pleats

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Pretty in Pleats
Pretty in Pleats
Pretty in Pleats
Pretty in Pleats
Pretty in Pleats

Pattern Description:

After the success of the popular "Short & Sassy" pleated handbag, I wanted to make a large version because I'm not exactly a small bag girl. I need more room! This pleated bag pattern features a roomier bottom with a shaped top. As with all my patterns, the separate components allow you to mix and match your fabrics to come up with your own unique creation!

This pattern includes full size pattern pieces along with a fully illustrated instructions.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18" wide x 12" tall


  • 1/3 yard fabric for the Exterior body
  • 1/2 yard fabric for the Lining and Pocket
  • 1/2 yard fabric for Purse Top and Straps
  • 3/4 yard 22" wide light to medium weight fusible interfacing
  • 1 yard 44" wide heavy weight fusible interfacing

You Will Also Need:

  • heavy weight sew-in interfacing (optional)
  • magnetic snap or loop and button (optional)

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